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When art met dance!

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Veteran used his master strokes to create large waves and splashes of the on a large as he imagined the waters hitting the rocks on the seashore amid a roaring

As Gupta mesmerised an audience here, French evoked a sense of peace and tranquillity amid this with his performance.

Gupta was showcasing his current project 'Roaring Sea-Still Mind', which is inspired by an evening along the beach in Normandy, where painted a tumultuous and a mind deep in meditation oblivious to the danger around.

"The became a metaphor for what is happening in the world right now, with all the chaos," 71-year-old Gupta said.

The event, held on Sunday night, was curated by in collaboration with

Another installation of Gupta that featured was the sculpture Icarus Falling, depicting large wings in gold - standing tall at seven feet, weighing 40 kg.

The copper work with gold plating hung in a corner from a thread, turning around like a kinetic artwork and traces its roots back to the story of Icarus from Greek mythology.

Gupta elaborates upon the tale of a father and son who used wings to escape the island of Crete, only to have Icarus, the flyer, fall from the sky after the wax that joined his wings melted when he moved closer to the sun.

The evening was attended by the who's who of the fashion industry and the art world.

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First Published: Tue, February 12 2019. 16:00 IST
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